News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Scheduled for May 22

DRC scheduled

The Planning Commission Development Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 22 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

o    C-18-­0082. 7082 Menzels Road Subdivision

o    C-­19­-0036. 8770 Croaker Road - Overhead Utility...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Historical Commission Meeting Scheduled for May 23

Historical Commission news flash graphic

The Historical Commission will meet on Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. in Room D of the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media C...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

May 31 is Motown Night at Jamestown Jams Featuring Trademark

Trademark band photo

Come and enjoy free live music on Friday, May 31 with Trademark as they perform for Motown Night during Jamestown Jams at Jamestown Beach Event Park.Trademark features three dynamic lead vocalists supported by a sizzling four piece rhythm section. Their e...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Police Announce Service Awards

Master Police Officer Jim Miller

On May 16, Police held their annual Service Awards Ceremony recognizing many officers for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in the community. Citizens and other County employees who have supported the Department’s efforts in ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Police Arrest Student at Warhill High School with a Loaded Handgun

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On May 17 at approximately 11:40 a.m., officers responded to Warhill High School after a student reported to administration that Da’Quan Thomas Ky’Le Williams was in possession of a handgun. A loaded 9mm handgun was located in Williams...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Holiday Closings Announced

Memorial Day 20193

James City County offices, facilities, services, libraries and courts will observe the following schedule for Memorial Day.County offices:Closed Monday, May 27James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center:Closed Monday, May 27Al...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2019

What happened at the May 14 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

051419 BOS

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the May 14 Regular Meeting:E.         PRESENTATIONS    http://ec4.cc/e2933df4a 

1.     &am...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Police Seek Suspects in Shoplifting Incident

Sunglass Hut shoplifting suspect

On April 27 at approximately 7:20 p.m., the pictured suspect entered the Sunglass Hut at 5711 Richmond Road. He put 2 pairs of Versace sunglasses into a shopping bag he was carrying and left without paying. The total value of the sunglasses is more than $...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

LPGA Golfer Brooke Pancake Featured on This Week in James City County

Podcast

County Tourism & Marketing Coordinator Laura Messer joins us on the podcast this week to talk about the Pure Silk Championship and the LPGA. We have a special guest on this episode - professional golfer Brooke Pancake! Check it out and let us know wha...

Read on...

This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Fire in Powhatan Secondary Displaces Homeowners

James City County Fire Department

On May 9 at 3:20 p.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 4000 block of Powhatan Secondary in the Powhatan Secondary subdivision. A neighbor called 911 reporting a fire in the garage and alert...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Alewerks Brewing Company Releases First Beers from its L.A.B. in Satellite Taproom

Alewerks L.A.B.

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company (Alewerks) will have its first exclusive satellite taproom beer releases during American Craft Beer Week on Monday, May 13 and Friday, May 16. Monday’s beer release will be the Bombshe...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Are you Flood Fluent?

Flood Image

Last year’s hurricane season was one for the records, producing 15 named storms, eight of which were hurricanes. Hurricane Florence devastated Eastern North Carolina with catastrophic flooding that took weeks to subside.If you think you don’t need flood i...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Crowd at Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, Jamestown Jams, is returning for the fourth year. Come and enjoy free live music on May 31, June 28, July 26 and Aug. 30. Each concert will have a theme and feature a ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Economic Development Authority Real Estate Committee Cancels May Meeting and Reschedules June

EDA Real Estate Committee logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) Real Estate Committee has canceled their Thursday, May 2 meeting. The EDA Real Estate Committee has also rescheduled their June meeting from Thursday, June 6 to Thursday, June 13 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.The Real Estate ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Absentee Voting Available for June Primaries

Vote web

Absentee voting for the June 11, 2019 primary elections began statewide on Friday, April 26. Qualified Virginia voters may vote absentee in-person at their local voter registration office or vote absentee by mail. Registered voters must meet one of the 20...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2019

May Events

May Flash_2017

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 7-17. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online. Having t...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class

The James City County Police Department will be offering free firearm safety classes to the public in May and June. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of V...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

Law Enforcement Center

The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview of the De...

Read on...

To apply News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Off-Leash Area for Dogs Opens May 1

OLA_News Flash

Dog owners are permitted to let their pet play off-leash in one specified area of Jamestown Beach Event Park, beginning May 1. The park is located at 2205 Jamestown Road.

In March 2019, the James City County Board of Supervisors amended the County Code to ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Police Seek Public's Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Aaron Jacobson

 Aaron Jacobson was last seen at his residence in the 100 block of Old Stage Road in Toano on Feb. 12 at approximately 9 p.m. Jacobson, who is considered endangered, is 31-years-old.  If you have seen Mr. Jacobson or know his whereabouts...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Residents are reminded to protect their property by removing valuables (especially electronics, firearms, purses/wallets and shopping bags) from vehicles and always locking doors, keeping windows and doors locked at night and when not at home and keeping ...

Read on...

News Releases